There are lots of different online rpg games out there and picking one that suits your need can be a daunting task if you are new to the MMORPG scene. In this article I will give you a brief overview of some of the more popular games, these will be categorized to reflect playing styles. Ok, let us start shall we?
The Casual MMORPG Player
If you don’t want to spend half your life developing your online persona there is a couple of games that will suit your needs just fine. Quick access to fun game play elements and nice rewards for little time invested are two corner stones for this category. Most MMO games do however require extensive gameplay to really make your toon powerful, these games will let you feel like you have achieved something in just a quick play session.
World of Warcraft
This is the worlds most popular MMORPG and can be extremely complex and time consuming if you really dive deep into it. But if you’re just looking for a couple hours of online fun now and then, this game will suit you perfectly. Is allows your character to progress the instant you log in. Leveling is at your fingertips all the time and WoW is filled with fun quests and stuff do to. I can promise you that you will never be bored!
Not as easy to get into as WoW but still a quick fix for the hungry player. Featuring instantiated gameplay and NPC teammates you can start exploring the various world of Guild Wars almost right away. Guild Wars also features some pretty extensive PVP game play.
Other games worth mentioning in this category are:
– Archlord (free to play)
– Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar
– Lineage II (filled with bots)
The Time Investing MMORPG Player
If you really want a complex and time consuming game with a lot of rewards for the hardcore player, there are a couple of nice advanced MMORPGs out there.
If you ask me, this is the best online game ever made. I have played it since 2003 and I am still in love with it. Featuring a breathtaking universe to explore with over 6000 star systems. This game is really to big and complex to describe in full here. Let’s just say it’s an space opera that will make you want to live in New Eden permanently. If your ever played Elite I can almost promise you will absolutely love this one! CCP is offering a trial for this game so try it out!.
Although you can get your quick fix of monster mashing here too this game is a bit more complex thant the ones described in the casual category. The learning curve is steeper and group play is more in focus here.
Final Fantasy XI
A very popular MMORPG that’s been around for a long time now, this game almost forces you to play in groups if you want to get somewhere. This requires a lot of time on your behalf. Well worth it though if you ask me!
Other games worth mentioning in the category are:
– Dungeons and Dragons Online (group play is a must here)
– Unification Wars (100% free)
Well then, I hope I have given you some nice tips on which MMO game is right for you. However, there are tons of more games out there and these are just some of the more popular ones. Free MMORPG Games [http://www.mmo-corner.com/fre_mmorpg_games.php] are a dime a dussin these days.